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169 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia in the Lower Extremities

  • Cloacal Exstrophy

    The patient showed an improvement in the lower-extremity hyperreflexia postoperatively.[] Neurological examination revealed mild paraparesis with bilateral lower-extremity hyperreflexia and sensory disturbance below the level of L4.[]

  • Neurenteric Cyst

    A 32-year-old woman presented with chronic headaches and worsening nausea, tinnitus, dizziness, and hyperreflexia and clonus in her lower extremities.[]

  • Hemivertebra

    Intermittent history of myelopathy, with weakness in the lower extremities, pain intermittently and physical examination showing hyperreflexia in the lower extremities. 6.[]

  • Tumoral Calcinosis

    The position and vibration senses in her lower extremities were also disturbed. She had hyperreflexia of the lower extremities without extensor toe sign.[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 17

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot : 75 Spinocerebellar ataxia, autosomal recessive, 17: Spinocerebellar ataxia defines a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of cerebellar disorders. Patients show progressive incoordination of gait and often poor coordination of hands, speech and eye movements, due to degeneration of[…][]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    , and lower-extremity hypertonia with flexor plantar responses, marked impairment of upper-extremity rapid alternating movements, action tremor, and bilateral posturing with[] […] examination, including psychomotor slowing, memory difficulties, and impairment of higher attentional functions; physical findings of subtle downgaze impairment, mild symmetrical hyperreflexia[]

  • Meningeal Melanocytoma

    Abstract A 79-year-old female presented with difficulty ambulating and was found to have weakness and hyperreflexia in the lower extremities.[] The neurologic examination revealed that the patient had left-sided lower extremity weakness of 4 , decreased sensation on the right side, and hyperreflexia in both legs.[]

  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

    In more than 90% of the cases, the neurological features involve: spasticity and/or hyperreflexia of the lower extremities, urinary bladder disturbance, lower extremity muscle[] They presented with spastic weakness of both lower extremities, hyperreflexia with upgoing toes, sphincteric dysfunction, and normal sensation.[] Constipation, weakness of lower extremities, hyperreflexia, pain in the lumbar region, gait disturbances that often require a need for assisting devices (some patients may[]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    On examination, she was noted to have a right foot drop, increased tone and hyperreflexia in lower extremities with a positive Babinski sign, and several beats of ankle clonus[]

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

    In a multivariate analysis, the authors found that patients who presented with asymmetrical lower extremity weakness (p 0.0021, hazard ratio 5.7) or lower extremity hyperreflexia[] Patients with asymmetrical motor symptoms or lower extremity hyperreflexia at presentation were most likely to experience improvements in motor symptoms.[]

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